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The Primer is a Second Amendment podcast, we discuss law, regulation, restriction, liberty and the efforts of Gun Owners' Action League to protect and restore Second Amendment rights for the citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

The Primer is a Second Amendment podcast, we discuss law, regulation, restriction, liberty and the efforts of Gun Owners' Action League to protect and restore Second Amendment rights for the citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
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The Primer is a Second Amendment podcast, we discuss law, regulation, restriction, liberty and the efforts of Gun Owners' Action League to protect and restore Second Amendment rights for the citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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Episodes

The Primer - Episode 24 - Legislator Ratings & More

8/23/2018
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The Primer Episode 24 On this episode we discuss our soon to be published legislator and candidate grades for Massachusetts' elected officials and candidates. We also touch on the 3D fear mongering being perpetrated by many anti Second Amendment legislators, including our attorney general. We also discuss the kids marching 50 miles to Smith & Wesson to demand more gun control laws, and how their efforts are sadly misdirected. Thanks for tuning in! GOAL's website: www.goal.org Follow...

Duration:00:22:37

The Primer - Episode 23 - ERPO Wrap Up

7/20/2018
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Now that the Extreme Risk Protection (ERPO) - "Red Flag" law has been signed into law by Governor Charlie Baker, we look back at the process, the many mistakes by legislative leadership, how it will fail to protect us, how it will fail to help those in need, and how they completely screwed up on electronic self defense devices. We also discuss the opioid epidemic in MA, which last year claimed almost 2000 people in Massachusetts, and how the legislature is refusing to increase penalties...

Duration:00:42:03

The Primer - Episode 22 - Red Flag Legislation Should Raise A Red Flag

2/22/2018
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On this episode we discuss "extreme protection order" legislation, currently being rebranded as "red flag" legislation across the country. This legislation, funded by New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg has been filed in many states, with the intention of providing a vehicle for stripping Second Amendment civil rights from citizens. People need to know that this legislation will do nothing to help people with mental health issues. We also discuss our new opioid and firearm...

Duration:00:29:27

The Primer - Episode 21 - Bump Stocks & Other Legislative Issues

2/14/2018
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Welcome to the Primer, official podcast of Gun Owners' Action League. On this episode we discuss the recent bump stock ban by the MA legislature and why GOAL did not take action in court. We also discuss other legislative issues, currently being discussed at the State House. Please note, this episode was recorded on February 6, 2018.

Duration:00:45:07

The Primer - Episode 20 - "The Second Amendment Is A Privilege"

11/17/2017
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The Massachusetts Joint Committee On Public Safety & Homeland Security held a public hearing yesterday regarding many Second Amendment related bills. As you can imagine there was a lot of testimony on both sides of the issue. During the testimony a MA State Representative from Cambridge, MA provided chilling testimony that is a glaring example of the disrespect that many on her side of the aisle, within the MA legislature has for the Second Amendment. For this reason, GOAL has filed...

Duration:00:10:58

The Primer - Episode 19 - Extreme Risk Legislation

8/7/2017
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We started discussing H.3081, An Act Establishing Extreme Risk Protective Orders on Episode 17, "bad legislation and legal weed". Since that time, the legislation has gained momentum in the halls of the State House, so we wanted to revisit it and point out the many issues presented by this bill. For more info, you can also see our blog, here. If you would like to donate to our Dog Days Fundraiser, please click here. Thank you everyone for listening and supporting GOAL!

Duration:00:25:53

The Primer - Episode 18 - Self Defense Choice Legislation

5/11/2017
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GOAL has been working on two new bills, which will enable people to choose their best means of self defense and get government out of the way. We made great strides towards that in 2014 when we deregulated the sale of self defense sprays, and are now working towards doing the same with electronic devices. These products are available over the counter in the majority of the country and we are working towards getting MA into the light regarding self defense choice. We hope you enjoy!

Duration:00:21:27

The Primer - Episode 17 - Bad Legislation and Legal Weed

3/21/2017
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The Primer - Episode 17 On this episode of The Primer we sit down with GOAL's Executive Director Jim Wallace to discuss a couple of important topics. The first is Representative David Linsky's new legislation, H.3081 An Act Relative to Extreme Risk Protective Orders. We also discuss legalized marijuana in MA and how that can lead to pitfalls for licensed gun owners and those who someday may wish to be. As always, you can find more info on everything we discuss on our website,...

Duration:00:39:59

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1/27/2017
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The Primer - Episode 16. On this episode we are joined by GOAL Executive Director Jim Wallace. We have a lot to talk about, we have filed a civil rights lawsuit in Federal Court against Attorney General Maura Healey, Governor Charlie Baker and other Massachusetts entities. We also talk about our legislative package for the 190th Massachusetts General Court. As always we have a lot of important pieces of legislation to discuss and how you can help us move them forward towards becoming...

Duration:00:59:51

The Primer - Episode 15 - Healey's Enforcement Notice Spreads Fear, Intimidation and Confusion.

9/15/2016
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If they can do it to us, they can do it to you! On July 20, 2016 Attorney General Maura Healey announced a deliberate misinterpretation of the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts via a highly controversial enforcement notice posted on her website. There was no due process, no public input, no members of the legislature debated her enforcement notice and the governor never signed it into law. Hundreds of thousands of licensed gun owners are now threatened by Healey with a ten year...

Duration:00:30:04

The Primer - Episode 14 - Senator Moore - Running For Office

8/30/2016
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Massachusetts State Senator Mike Moore (D) Second Worcester has been a state senator for 8 years. On this episode we discuss Senator Moore's background and how he became a state senator. We also discuss becoming a candidate for office in MA, common mistakes, best methods and more!

Duration:00:31:33

The Primer - Episode 13 - Healey Bans Guns

7/28/2016
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Massachusetts Attorney General Unilaterally Changes Gun Laws http://www.mass.gov/ago/public-safety/awbe.html Without any prior notice or public hearings and while the legislature is on break for national conventions the Massachusetts Attorney General, Maura Healey, has issued an “Enforcement Notice” to firearm retailers throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts changing the longstanding definition of so-called “Assault Weapons”. For nearly 18 years since the passage of the 1998 Gun...

Duration:00:24:32

The Primer - Episode 12 - No Fly No Buy

6/23/2016
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The Primer, Episode 12 - No Fly No Buy. On this episode we discuss the events over the last week with Congress and the #NoFlyNoBuy movement that is being propelled by many house Democrats. We discuss the secret government lists, the issues with them and why they should never be allowed to be used to erode or destroy guaranteed rights without due process.

Duration:00:26:52

The Primer - Episode 11 - Mandy Deveno

6/16/2016
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The Primer Episode 11 with Mandy Deveno. Mandy Deveno is a shooting sports enthusiast, avid hunter, NRA Instructor, and working on becoming the Massachusetts State 4-H Shooting Sports Coordinator. On this episode we discuss her experience raising kids, teaching gun safety, hunting, running 4H programs and more!

Duration:00:49:50

The Primer Episode 10 Alex Hartmann

6/13/2016
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The Primer – Episode 10 with Alex Hartmann of Ridgeline Shooting. Alex Hartmann is a former Marine and OEF veteran who served in Afghanistan and Iraq as a Marine Corps Scout Sniper. Currently Alex teaches many aspects of firearms training and self defense through his Ridgeline Shooting Academy. For Episode 10 we talk about his path to becoming a Scout Sniper, his thoughts on precision shooting, teaching it, and what a new shooter should know about it. We conclude by discussing the Orlando...

Duration:01:27:28

The Primer - Episode 9 - Lexington Voices - Alan Seferian

6/9/2016
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Lexington voices. In episode 8 and 9 we will hear from Lexington residents whose rights came under attack via an article filed on the town meeting warrant, which needed to be voted down. Two of the leaders of the efforts to stop the attacks are Mike Barg and Alan Seferian, we will hear their take on what transpired in Lexington and how LexForLiberty came to be. We will also hear how they were successful in protecting liberty for Lexington residents.

Duration:00:39:42

The Primer - Episode 8 - Lexington Voices - Mike Barg

6/9/2016
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Lexington voices. In episode 8 and 9 we will hear from Lexington residents whose rights came under attack via an article filed on the town meeting warrant, which needed to be voted down. Two of the leaders of the efforts to stop the attacks are Mike Barg and Alan Seferian, we will hear their take on what transpired in Lexington and how LexForLiberty came to be. We will also hear how they were successful in protecting liberty for Lexington residents.

Duration:00:30:42

The Primer - Episode 7 - GOAL Alert - Protect MA Wildlife Management

5/23/2016
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Senate Budget Alert GOAL is asking our members to contact their Massachusetts state senator and ask that they OPPOSE senate budget amendment #888. The amendment would establish mandates to wildlife management programs within the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (DFW) as well as establish a “working group” for those programs. GOAL is well aware that the establishment of a rattlesnake population on a Quabbin island has become very controversial with local residents. All levels of...

Duration:00:12:15

The Primer - Episode 6 - Comm2A

4/20/2016
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The Primer, Episode 6 with Brent Carlton, President of Commonwealth Second Amendment, a non-profit Second Amendment litigation and education group, which specializes in Massachusetts law. Commonwealth Second Amendment (Comm2A) has been doing great work in MA for 5 years now, so we thought it would be great to sit down and talk about their work, accomplishments and how our groups benefit each other. We hope you enjoy!

Duration:00:46:27

The Primer - Episode 5 - Let's Talk Lexington

4/14/2016
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The Primer, official podcast of Gun Owners' Action League. Episode 5, Let's Talk Lexington! On this episode we discuss how town meetings are being used as a subversive means of suppressing our Second Amendment rights. We discuss what just happened in Lexington, the future for Longmeadow and more.

Duration:00:36:46